COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Rick Nash scored two goals and Steve Mason stopped 31 shots to lead Columbus to a 3-1 victory over Anaheim on Wednesday night before 9,802 fans - the smallest home crowd in Blue Jackets history.
Derek MacKenzie also scored for the Blue Jackets, who had been pushed around in a 5-2 loss to Stanley Cup champion Chicago last week in their home opener.
Teemu Selanne scored his 609th career goal for Anaheim.
The previous low attendance for the Blue Jackets, in their 10th season, was 10,494, also against Anaheim on Oct. 27, 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - Tyler Myers and Cody McCormick scored early in the second period, and Ryan Miller made 17 saves to help Buffalo end a five-game winless streak.
Tyler Ennis and Thomas Vanek also scored for Buffalo. The Sabres, the defending Northeast Division champions, were 0-4-1 since winning their opener at Ottawa.
Tobias Enstrom scored for Atlanta.